Outsourcing Software Development: The Challenges of an In-House Developer

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Hiring good employees is a piece of cake, right? Now, imagine having to hire highly technical software developers. The idea can be daunting, especially when it comes to starting from scratch. While you have more control over the process, there are some inherent challenges of an in-house developer or development team. But first, what is in-house development?

What Is in-House Development?

In-house development means that you hire developers as employees and provide the necessary training and support. Your in-house team is dedicated to your software development requirements and are fully committed to your projects. A business that already has programmers on their payroll is more likely to add new projects and resources to that team. The big decision comes in when you have a brand new need for custom software development. Then, the question becomes a choice between outsourcing and hiring an in-house team.

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Key Challenges of In-House Software Development

If you decide to create your custom software with in-house developers, there are some challenges you’ll want to be aware of ahead of time. These include:

Making the Decision

As you consider which way to go, in-house versus outsourced, you’ll want to run a Total Cost of Ownership analysis to help understand the short and long-term costs of your project. But you’ll also want to consider the issues above and how it’ll affect your business’s bottom line.

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